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The Night Ocean - Paul La Farge
The Night Ocean
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From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals, psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle. Marina Willett, M.D., has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H.P. Lovecraft, in... show more
From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals, psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle. Marina Willett, M.D., has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H.P. Lovecraft, in particular with one episode in the legendary horror writer's life: In the summer of
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101981085 (1101981083)
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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3.5 The Night Ocean
This is the kind of story recommendation that could go either way. For me, this quirky, well-told tale was a thumbs-up, but I am guessing that the same reasons I liked the story might not compel another reader. I knew next to nothing about the real-life figures written about here — H.P. Lovecraft, R...
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4.0 The Night Ocean
After his revision of H.P. Lovecraft's life is debunked Marina's husband goes missing and is presumed dead. As a doctor, she realizes her doubts about his death are mostly wishful thinking, but she is driven to pursue the research that took in her husband, to figure out where he, and their relations...
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